The current version of the GED test will expire at the end of 2013. The current version, known as the 2002 Series GED test, will be replaced with the new 2014 high school equivalency test on January 2, 2014.
Those who have taken the 2002 Series GED test, but not passed all five parts, have until December 13, 2013 to pass or they will need to start over again in 2014 with the new high school equivalency test in order to receive their high school credential. The deadline for first-time testers to begin the 2002 test series is November 30, 2013, and the last official testing date in Iowa for the test is December 13, 2013.
“The GED test opens doors to college, better jobs, and the satisfaction of earning a high school credential,” said Terri Amaral, Iowa Western Adult Basic Education Coordinator. “We want to be sure that everyone is aware of this deadline. GED test-takers must act now to finish and pass before the current test expires.”
“Support is available, right here in the Iowa Western Community College region,” said Amaral. “We can help adult learners prepare to take the parts of the GED test they still need to pass.”
Interested test-takers can find more information at finishtheGED.com.